Course Code (cross-listed)
  • ENBUS 612
  • SOCIN 604
Course Title Social Entrepreneurship and Scaling Social Innovation
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Spring 2016
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course explores different approaches that can be used to bring social innovations to scale so that they can have a broad, durable impact on a system. The role of social entrepreneurs and institutional entrepreneurs will be introduced and explored as being key to catalyzing changes in resource flows, the understanding of problems and in shifting laws and policies that govern the problem domain. New approaches to generating financing and revenue for social good, the governance and partnership structures these imply, and how they can enable or constrain systems change. Examples will be drawn from Canadian and international contexts form the perspectives of entrepreneurs, investors/donors, policymakers and beneficiaries

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2016 course outline (note 2)
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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